A Radiology X-Ray Technician earns an average wage of $18.21 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,087 - $87,586
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$29K
$49K
$88K
MEDIAN: $48,755
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$14.41 - $26.58
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$14
$18
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,087 - $87,586  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,990 - $61,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $26.58  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Total Pay (?
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$29,990 - $61,830  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Radiology X-Ray Technician

  • Explain process and position patient for x-ray; adjusting restriction devices; moving and adjusting equipment to set exposure factors.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading instructions from physician.
  • Perform basic general x-rays of the chest, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, knee, foot or ankle under supervision of physician.
  • Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff.
  • Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.

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Experience Affects Radiology X-Ray Technician Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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